Maintenance of Certification

APA Reviews Maintenance of Certification

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) published a review and summary of the maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). This review is designed to assist members to prepare for the ABPN re-certification process. The new document outlines the schedule that the ABPN is using to phase in various […]

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Sixth Annual Chair Summit Begins This Week

This week a Master Class for Neuroscience Development called the Chair Summit takes place in Tampa, FL (Sept 26-28, 2013). In the early days of medical training in Kos, students, trainees and medical colleagues would gather to discuss their cases and the latest science with Hippocrates.  This model of education was maintained throughout the centuries […]

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Studying Bias in Evaluations of Doctors

According to an article in the British Medical Journal, official assessments of a doctor’s professionalism should be considered carefully before being accepted due to the tendency for some doctors to receive lower scores than others, and the tendency of some groups of patient or colleague assessors to provide lower scores. Researchers from the Peninsula College […]

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